Elizabeth Bettina: It Happened in Italy
All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.
New York-based writer Elizabeth Bettina, discusses her book It Happened in Italy: Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust on Thursday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
It Happened in Italy tells the amazing story of how thousands of Jews in Italy were saved during World War II.
This moving narrative ignites the soul, emphasizing that acts of kindness and humanity were possible amidst a time of great sadness and horror.
Admission is free. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP.
Copies of It Happened in Italy will be available for sale, Bettina will sign copies purchased during the event.
Bettina’s appearance is co-sponsored by BullySafeUSA, Greater Kansas City Chapter of People to People, Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, People to People International, and UNICO National.